Its not everyday you get to see 16 year old teen girls kick some CIA ass and you will in HANNA starring Saoirse Ronan in the titular role as Hanna the 16 year old killing machine, trained by her ex-CIA Father played by Eric Bana.
On Saturday we brought you the movies first tv spot along with a link to listen to the stomping brilliant soundtrack by the chemical brothers and its now just after midnight (gmt) Tuesday morning we have 2 more goodies. Via Focus Features Youtube page we have the movies second tv spot called ‘Who Is She?’ and with that Apple have released a new featurette which has a behind the scenes look at the movie, looking at the training, script as well the locations for the movie.
Apart from the fact the most dangerous person in this movie been a 16 year old girl I’m really to see how director Joe Wright fares in a movie genre he’s not familar with going from period drama to action thriller and Im not surprised his next movie will be period drama again with Anna Karrena.
HANNA stars Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Tom Hollander, Olivia Williams, Jason Flemyng, and Cate Blanchett, with the UK &Irish release date now confirmed as May 6th with the North American release April 8th.
Here’s The International (UK) Trailer too!
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Hanna (played by Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan of Atonement, also directed by Joe Wright) is 16 years old. She is bright, inquisitive, and a devoted daughter. Uniquely, she has the strength, the stamina, and the smarts of a solider; these come from being raised by her widowed father Erik (Eric Bana), an ex-CIA man, in the wilds of North Finland. Erik has taught Hanna to hunt, put her through extreme self-defense workouts, and home-schooled her with only an encyclopedia and a book of fairy tales. Hanna has been living a life unlike any other teenager; her upbringing and training have been one and the same, all geared to making her the perfect assassin. But out in the world there is unfinished business for Hanna’s family, and it is with a combination of pride and apprehension that Erik realizes his daughter can no longer be held back.
This turning point in Hanna’s adolescence is a sharp one; she is separated from Erik and embarks on the mission that she was always destined for. Before she and her father can reunite as planned in Berlin, Hanna is captured by agents dispatched by ruthless intelligence operative Marissa Wiegler (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett). Marissa, a career agent, has long been harboring secrets that tie her to Hanna and Erik.
Detained for observation and held beneath the Moroccan desert, Hanna soon turns the tables on her captors. Her daring escape to above-ground thrusts her into an unfamiliar landscape and world which she must quickly learn to comprehend and navigate. Marissa secretly sends a team of agents after Hanna, and joins the deadly pursuit herself. As Hanna journeys across Europe and nears her ultimate target, she faces startling revelations about her existence and unexpected questions about her humanity.